SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW
Information on this page was updated 14/4/14
Foundation Year - 1963
International Team - Rhinos
Highest finish in World Cup - Last in Pool (1995, 2000)
Top level domestic competition - South Africa have 5 provinces in the top competition with 19 club sides spread throughout the provinces.
By Ally Mac, Date: 17/1/2013
The biggest domestic competition in Canada was launched in British Columbia in 2012. The BCRL Championship was launched with 5 teams Bayside Sharks, Burnaby Lake, Kelowna Crows, Sea To Sky Eagles, Surrey Beavers. Surrey were the inaugural Championship winners.
By: Phil Caplan, Date:14/6/13
The Czech Rugby League Association has announced a 35-man train-on squad as they prepare to defend the European Bowl for the second successive year. The squad is heavily influenced by the countryâ€™s oldest club, Lokomotiva Beroun, which is undefeated in 20 games and supply 11 players to a squad that also reflects the steady progress in local development.
Australian selectors have confirmed a special Kangaroos Origin Merit Team based on performances through the State of Origin series.
The 20th Serbian domestic campaign got underway with the now traditional curtain-raiser, the annual Risman Cup challenge match, at the Skolarac stadium in Ub. Team Bev – the Serbian U21s - defeated Team John, their national U19s, 28-16; Valentino Milovanović with two of the victor’s five tries.
Date: 29/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)
Australian Captain Cameron Smith and New Zealand Kiwi Ferns star forward Teuila Fotu-Moala have received the prestigious individual international player awards today (Wednesday) at the official Rugby League World Cup 2017 Grand Final luncheon at the Sofitel Brisbane attended by all four finals teams.
The Finals of the 9s tournament heralding the 3rd season of Rugby League in the Philippines was again played at the Mckinley Hill Stadium, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig city, Metro Manila on Sunday the 26th of August.
Pivotal rugby league officials from as diverse a selection as the USA, Italy, the Philippines and Latin America will speak on Saturday evening at a special gathering of international rugby league pundits in Brisbane.
By Analia Pavan, Date: 7/3/13
Carlo Napolitano, Head Coach of the national team, knows that 2013 and a good performance from his squad in the World Cup will help the development of Rugby League in Italy: â€œwe are going there to winâ€.
By Tiziano Franchini, Date:5/4/13
On Friday, March 15, 2013, F.I.R.L. Was invited by Australian Ambassador Mr David Ritchie, for a meeting to talk about the sport of rugby league
Italian Rugby League Vice President Tiziano Franchini, Treasurer Fabio Di Pietro, spent an afternoon with Ambassador David Ritchie talking about Italy, future proposals for rugby league, FIRL and the Italian community in Australia.